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Melvin Ray Savage

February 28, 1929 September 6, 2019
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Melvin Ray Savage Toccoa, Georgia

Mr. Melvin Ray Savage, age 90 of Toccoa Georgia, passed away Friday, September 6, 2019, at the Cottingham Hospice House in Seneca, S.C.

Melvin was born on February 28th, 1929 to Russell and Amy Savage in Raleigh, N.C. He was a graduate of Cathedral Latin High School in Raleigh N.C. and attended Georgia State University in Atlanta. Melvin had a 60 year career in sales management and as a lubrications specialist with several companies in the petroleum industry. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After that, he lived in Atlanta and Augusta Georgia, moving his family to Toccoa in 1965. He loved his family and many friends, enjoyed traveling, sports, and attending church. He was a long standing member of First United Methodist Church in Toccoa. He was in the Trogdon Sunday school class and served in several other capacities in the church. He was a member of the Toccoa Elks Lodge, American Legion, and the VFW. He was very amiable, friendly, had a cheerful fun loving personality, and always enjoyed generously helping people. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Savage Sr., his brother, Russell Savage Jr., sister, Frances Shook, and niece, Debbie Stallings.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Barbara Savage, his daughter Christie Guest (Robert), his son Greg Savage (Kellie), six grandchildren - Samantha, Vanessa, Sabrina, and Charlie Guest, Emma and Garrison Savage, sister-in-law Joan Young, three nephews and several cousins.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday September 10, 2019 at 2 P.M. at the Hillcrest Chapel of Acree-Davis Funeral Home with the Reverend Brent White and the Reverend Rick Gillian officiating. The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers Garrison Savage, Charlie Guest, Josh Ferguson, David Humphries, Clint Cawley and Joe Sewell

The family will be at the home and will receive friends at the Acree-Davis Funeral Home on Monday from 6 P.M. until 8 P.M. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.acree-davisfh.com.

Interment will follow in Stephens Memorial Gardens with Military Honors by the V.F.W. Post 4346 and the Georgia National Guard Honor Guard.

Acree-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Mr. Melvin Ray Savage.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

9

Sep

6:00 PM 9/9/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/9/2019 8:00:00 PM
Acree-Davis Funeral Home

90 S Pond St,
Toccoa, GA 30577

Acree-Davis Funeral Home
90 S Pond St, Toccoa 30577 GA
United States

Funeral service

Tuesday

10

Sep

2:00 PM 9/10/2019 2:00:00 PM
Acree-Davis Funeral Home

90 S Pond St,
Toccoa, GA 30577

Acree-Davis Funeral Home
90 S Pond St, Toccoa 30577 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Stephens Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

3650 Highway 17
Toccoa, GA 30577

3650 Highway 17 Toccoa 30577 GA
United States
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